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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:08 am    Post subject: Domed vs. flat-topped oil cooler Reply with quote

I have an NOS flat-topped oil cooler and I was planning on installing this on my rebuilt, stock July 1950 engine. Is this a bad idea? Do I need to use a domed-style oil cooler to have the right airflow for my engine?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: Domed vs. flat-topped oil cooler Reply with quote

The flat top was an improved design over the domed one and I have never heard or read anything stating that you shouldn't use it on a car that originally came with the dome top.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:18 am    Post subject: Re: Domed vs. flat-topped oil cooler Reply with quote

Both of my 36 hp engines have dome topped coolers installed for years now no issues. O f course if you have an NOS flat top I'd use that no one will know but you and maybe us Laughing
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